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Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Victor - Fox


PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 22 January 1943 as PC-1425 by the C. Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, NY
  • Reclassified PCS-1425 in April 1943
  • Launched 20 July 1943
  • Commissioned 4 February 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in January 1947
  • Acquired in 1950 by the Puget Sound Naval Academy (later the Hill Naval Academy) of Winslow, WA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 252 t.
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8' 7"
  • Speed 14.1 kts.
  • Complement 57
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 20mm gun mount, four depth charge projectors, one depth charge projector (hedgehog), and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    USS PCS-1425
    PCS-1425 218k San Francisco Bay circa 1945-46
    Courtesy of William H. Davis, 1977
    U.S. Navy photo NH 85162
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    Puget Sound Naval Academy Training Ship
    PCS-1425 297k . Bill Gonyo

    There is no DANFS history available for PCS-1425
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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